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September 2014


From Communications of the ACM

Technical Perspective: Portraiture in the Age of Big Data

"Moving Portraits" is, in some sense, part of the perpetual quest to capture the perfect portrait. Its principal contribution is in adapting this age-old problem to our post-modern, big data world.


From Communications of the ACM

Moving Portraits

Moving Portraits

We present an approach for generating face animations from large image collections of the same person. By optimizing the quantity and order in which photos are displayed, we can create moving portraits from collections of still…